Crash when saving as XAML or FXG

Bug #1026148 reported by jazzynico on 2012-07-18
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Inkscape Devlibs

Bug Description

Inkscape crashes when saving a non empty document to XAML or FXG, Inkscape.

Reproduced on Windows XP, Inkscape revision 10785->11551.
Not reproduced on Windows XP, Inkscape revision 10568.
Not reproduced on Debian testing, Inkscape revision 11551.

(gdb) bt
#0 0x77c17a6f in strncmp () from C:\WINDOWS\system32\msvcrt.dll
#1 0x6ac6fc4e in __xmlParserInputBufferCreateFilename () from D:\Inkscape\inkscape-10785\inkscape\libxml2.dll
#2 0x6ac3d06a in xmlNewInputFromFile () from D:\Inkscape\inkscape-10785\inkscape\libxml2.dll
#3 0x6ac279b0 in xmlCreateURLParserCtxt () from D:\Inkscape\inkscape-10785\inkscape\libxml2.dll
#4 0x6ac27a45 in xmlCreateFileParserCtxt () from D:\Inkscape\inkscape-10785\inkscape\libxml2.dll
#5 0x6ac3bf13 in xmlSAXParseFileWithData () from D:\Inkscape\inkscape-10785\inkscape\libxml2.dll
#6 0x6ac3c013 in xmlSAXParseFile () from D:\Inkscape\inkscape-10785\inkscape\libxml2.dll
#7 0x6ac3c05d in xmlParseFile () from D:\Inkscape\inkscape-10785\inkscape\libxml2.dll
#8 0x005e8db9 in _fu687___ZNSs4_Rep20_S_empty_rep_storageE ()
#9 0x05785b2c in ?? ()
#10 0x05785b2c in ?? ()
#11 0x00cd0bc0 in Inkscape::Extension::Implementation::Script::execute(std::list<std::string, std::allocator<std::string> > const&, std::list<std::string, std::allocator<std::string> > const&, Glib::ustring const&, Inkscape::Extension::Implementation::Script::file_listener&)::__PRETTY_FUNCTION__ ()

jazzynico (jazzynico) on 2012-07-18
Changed in inkscape:
importance: Undecided → High
milestone: none → 0.49
tags: added: crash exporting fxg xaml
tags: added: regression
su_v (suv-lp) wrote :

> Not reproduced on Debian testing, Inkscape revision 11551.

Not reproduced on OS X 10.7.4, Inkscape 0.48+devel r11552

tags: added: win32
jazzynico (jazzynico) wrote :

Updating the xml2 library (libxml2.dll) from 2.7.7 to 2.8 (with the binary found at fixes the issue.
Note that the xml2 and xslt libraries available in the opensuse repository are a bit more recent (xml2 2.8), but requires some extra changes in the devlibs. To be tested!

Changed in inkscape:
status: New → Triaged
Changed in inkscape-devlibs:
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Triaged
jazzynico (jazzynico) wrote :

> from 2.7.7 to 2.8

Correction: from 2.7.7 to 2.7.8.

jazzynico (jazzynico) wrote :

Tested successfully with the libs from


jazzynico (jazzynico) wrote :

Unfortunately, the opensuse libs are linked to some extra libs (libgcrypt11 and others) when exslt is enabled in src/extensions/implementation/script.cpp (it's not in the current trunk, but would improve the XAML and FXG exports) and thus using the official Windows build looks safer.

Suggested versions (from

jazzynico (jazzynico) wrote :

XML and XSLT libs updated, devlibs r32.

Changed in inkscape:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Changed in inkscape-devlibs:
status: Triaged → Fix Released
jazzynico (jazzynico) on 2015-02-14
Changed in inkscape:
assignee: nobody → jazzynico (jazzynico)
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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